Virtual Wine + Art

We’re teaming up with Cork & Chroma to bring you an afternoon of wine and art from your own loungeroom! To get those creative juices flowing, we’ll kick off by taking you through a tasting of our Yarra Valley wines. Next, Cork & Chroma will run you through the basics of acrylics on canvas, bringing…

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Virtual tasting: discover aged white wines

If you tasted a wine, would you know which flavours came from the environment, weather, winemaking or age? Tasting a “vertical” is a great way to learn just that, and we’ve got the best teacher to show you how. You're in for a treat with this virtual event; tasting current vintages of our Yarra Valley…

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Happy Birthday to Us!

We tend to find that birthdays cause a bit of nostalgia. In September, we celebrated our cellar door’s third birthday, and it got us thinking about where we were three-years-ago and even before that. Three years ago, we were creating and distributing awesome wines, but we were without a cellar door. A lot has changed…

by Tayla McKay | Assistant Cellar Door Manager / Communications + Event Coordinator
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Mark Nikolich: Chief Winemaker at Rob Dolan is Hanging Up his Boots

“Thank you for being the leader of our Winemaking team for the past 7 years” – Rob Dolan Another Yarra Vintage “bites the dust “and what a year it has been for Mark and the Winemaking team. The question regularly asked to Mark and most Winemakers is “So what the hell do you people do in vintage and…

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The Big Roast for Cystic Fibrosis

This year Rob Dolan Wines was very proud to host an event called The Big Roast for Cystic Fibrosis. The event began with the connection between Kirsty Bowness and Rob Dolan’s wife Jude Dolan who is a teacher at a local Yarra Valley primary school. Kirsty wanted to reach out to Jude regarding a fundraising…

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Winery News | Summer 15/16

Well it’s all happening here at Rob Dolan Wines.. bottling, bottling, bottling. We’re getting all of our tanks and barrels empty, ready to be filled during the 2016 vintage. It’s early days but all is on track for a superb vintage, let’s hope it’s as good as 2015. We’re keeping an eye on our own…

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10 Over 90 | The 2016 Halliday Wine Companion

The recent release of the much-awaited James Halliday Australian Wine Companion has once again been kind to us. For a winery, there is no wine review publication with more credibility than this one. It’s sort of like the Brownlow medal for wines. In 2014 we were fortunate enough to be awarded “Best New Winery” and…

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Rob Dolan Wines Footy Tipping Competition 2015

Get on board and join the Rob Dolan Wines Footy tipping competition for 2015! AFL Footy Season is our second favourite time of the year (second only to vintage of course) and this year we are ramping it up and inviting our loyal customers, family and friends to battle it out with Rob and his…

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James Halliday’s New Winery of the Year 2014

I am very excited to announce that Rob Dolan Wines has been awarded ‘New Winery of The Year’ by James Halliday in the 2014 Australian Wine Companion. The winery has also achieved a coveted 5-star rating. I have known from a very early age that you are only as good as the team around you and I am very fortunate…

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